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A Russian monument to Apple co-founder Steve Jobs has been taken down, after Apple CEO Tim Cook’s announcement last week that he is gay. The monument, which is in the shape of an oversize iPhone, was located on a university campus in St. Petersburg, one of the more liberal cities in Russia, until its removal Friday. It was put there in 2013 under the initiative of Maxim Dolgopolov, head of the holding company ZEFS, known in English as the Western European Financial Union, which cited Cook’s revelations about his sexuality in a Bloomberg...

Anderson Cooper has revealed that he will not be inheriting any money from his mother Gloria Vanderbilt’s $200 million fortune. The CNN host said his 90-year-old mother, the great-great-great-granddaughter of the railroad tycoon Cornelius Vanderbilt, has told him he won’t get any of her wealth when she dies — and he says he doesn’t need the money. “My mom’s made clear to me that there’s no trust fund. There’s none of that,” Cooper told Howard Stern on his radio show. “I don’t believe in inheriting money … I think...

Remember America Online (AOL)? Remember MySpace? Facebook is now the most “valuable” social network on the planet, at least on the basis of a phenomenon called “network effect.” “Network effect” products are those that derive their value from the number of people using them. The classic example is the telephone. If you were the only person with a phone, its value would be zero. If 99% of the population is connected to the telephone system, its value is so high that owning one is a requirement in order to participate in society...

For the general population, the vitamins won’t really do anything, doctors say. It’s better to exercise, eat right and curb your drinking. Research published Monday shows taking a multivitamin every day won’t prevent memory problems or heart disease. Taking a multivitamin every day doesn’t seem to ward off thinking and memory problems. Nor will it prevent further heart disease or death among people who have already had a heart attack. Those findings come from two reports published Monday in the Annals of Internal...

Remember Nick D’Aloisio, the teen wunderkind who sold his company to Yahoo for millions? He hasn’t planned his early retirement just yet. He’s still at Yahoo, and he’s loving it. “I could have left Yahoo six months ago. I can leave whenever I want,” the 18-year old D’Aloisio told CNNMoney at the Le Web tech conference in Paris on Wednesday. “I’m there at Yahoo because I’m enjoying my work.” D’Aloisio says he is developing software that makes Yahoo’s mobile search...

  The first thing to be said about Ultimate Gay Fighter (thanks Pocket Gamer) is that it isn’t the “world’s first gay video game,” as the developers, Handsome Woman, claim. On the other hand, the game may be the first gay-themed fighting game which involves pitting a twink in skinny jeans, a bear in bondage and a lesbian construction worker against one another in combat. They’re all LGBT stereotypes. That’s not usually a good thing. However, it does fall in line with the stereotypes seen in most fighting games, at least. “…none...

You’d think in 2013, with DOMA having been found unconstitutional, people would step into the present and accept the future. That future being, of course, that, and you’re going to want to sit down for this revelation: gay men and women are people, too! Seriously. In the wake of Barilla’s head honcho, Guido Barilla’s homophobic and sexist remarks, a boycott followed, and we were once again forced to realize that some people just refuse to see everyone as equal. “I would never do [a commercial] with a homosexual...

Something else in your pocket to play with Today PNN Media Group announced another product to their multimedia arsenal. Actually it’s not new, just revamped. They’re calling it “The Gayest Mobile App Everrr™” and that’s no lie. The newly revamped app is fully loaded with gayness starting with the way it was built. The old app was specifically just the radio player. The new app includes everything under the PrideNation umbrella. This includes PNN Radio, Proud Television, PrideNation Magazine, OhHoneyNo.com,...

TacoCopter turned out to be a fake. So did the Burrito Bomber. But now, the skies, at least in the U.K., have finally opened up to fast food: Domino’s Pizza has carried out a delivery order by drone helicopter. Video of the DomiCopter—developed by Aerosight—was posted by T + Biscuits, the creative agency brought in by the pizza chain’s U.K. headquarters. The copter reportedly can deliver up to two large pizzas over a four-mile radius in 10 minutes or less. “If anything, it went quicker than a pizza boy,” T + Biscuits...

Palm Springs, CA – January 2, 2014 – Proud Television announced the premiere date for its original series premiering this fall: GAYME SHOW, an original 30-minute game show hosted by PNN Radio’s air-personality Allen Edwards, will premiere live March 1, 2014. This new show represents PROUD TV’s broader programming strategy of game-based series that reflect the core attributes of the LGBT community. GAYME SHOW is the first of PROUD TV’s “Campy Entertainment” category – contemporary on-location based game show that...

“Don’t mess with me. I did jail time and will cut you bitch” She wasn’t reading from a script — she had her lines rehearsed and memorized. Martha Stewart testified today that she had organized a list of “talking points” in her head when she phoned Macy’s boss Terry Lundgren in December 2011 to break the news that she had cut a secret deal with rival JCPenney. Last week the dapper CEO of Macy’s, which is suing to block a licensing deal that would put Martha Stewart home products in Penney’s in May, testified...

  80% of computer time at work is wasted.  A new study from Kansas State University suggests that we spend even more time than previously thought aimlessly browsing the Internet during our office hours. “Cyberloafing” — wasting time at work online — takes up as much as 80 percent of the time people spend online at work, according to the data collected by Joseph Urgin, an assistant professor at Kansas State, and John Pearson, an associate professor at Southern Illinois University. The results were published in the latest...

Jonathan Coulton arranged a cover of “Baby Got Back” that strongly resembles the one used in “Glee”    That was a pretty catchy, sing-songy version of Sir Mix-A-Lot’s rap hit “Baby Got Back” in Thursday night’s episode of “Glee.” It was also very familiar to fans of indie singer-songwriter Jonathan Coulton. As angry Coulton fans are clamoring on Twitter, Coulton arranged and recorded an eerily similar “Baby Got Back” cover. So similar, in fact, that the “Glee”...

Nepotism is “rampant” at the MTA — but only lesbians get in trouble for it, an under-fire Metro-North executive claims in a new lawsuit. Sherry Herrington, who makes $170,000 a year as assistant vice president of operations, is under investigation at the MTA after helping her domestic partner, gal pal Stuart Moore, get a job inspecting train cars. Following a gushing e-mail from Herrington that made no mention of their relationship, Moore was hired over several other qualified candidates. Her starting pay was nearly $85,000, even...